grapefruit

April 19, 2018

Coumarin

Coumarins are a subgroup of lactones and include aesculatine, citropten, dinydra-coumarin, heniarin, khellin, and umbelliforone.  Coumarins can be found in dill, parsley and tarragon. Fourocoumarins can be found in citrus fruits such as grapefruit, lemon, and more. Links to Plants Containing Coumarin RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a […]
April 20, 2018

d-Limonene / Limonene / Dipentene

D-limonene is a monoterpene found in bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, citrus fruits, caraway, eucalyptus, pine, peppermint and spearmint.  L-Limonene can be found in certain pine species, and has a more terpentine-like aroma. Monoterpenes are odorless, highly volatile, prone to oxidation, and insoluble in water. Links to Plants Containing Limonene RESEARCH The […]
April 25, 2018

Naringenin

Naringenin is a flavonoid as found in grapefruit. Links to Plants Containing Naringenin   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
May 15, 2018

Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) Research

Latin Name: Citrus paradisi Family: Rutaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
June 17, 2018

Five Easy Body Scrub Recipes With Readily Available Ingredients

It is surprisingly easy to make your own body scrubs at home.  Many of the recipe ingredients you will already have on hand in your kitchen, and you can mix up a jar in just a few short minutes.  Below are five recipes offering a variety of body scrub options […]
October 28, 2018

Weight Loss

Weight gain can be caused by a variety of factors, including: over-eating, lack of exercise, stress, hormone changes, and more. Recipes to Help with Weight Loss Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
October 28, 2018

What are 3 foods that may help with weight loss?

Losing weight can be a daunting task.  Eating right is an important part of the equation.  I found some human studies demonstrating that the foods and herbs listed below may be helpful. Try incorporating oats, flax, and grapefruit into your diet!  Further, cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, and green tea may […]
December 10, 2018

Easy DIY Way to Keep the Cat Out of the Christmas Tree

You’ve spent hours decorating the Christmas tree, and now it is the centerpiece of your living room.  It glows with festive ornaments, family memories, and glimmering lights, all carefully placed in just the right place.  Your feline friend has spent hours quietly watching you make the tree look beautiful.  Inside […]
January 9, 2019

Did you know…the aroma of citrus fruits can help reduce depression and anxiety!

The aroma of citrus certainly can help make a difference in your mood!  Just think of how you feel when you take a big whiff of an orange, lemon, lime, or grapefruit?  Uplifted!  Plus, multiple scientific studies have shown that citrus aromas can really help boost mood.  Several human studies […]